Antalya Best Destinations, Best Beaches of Turkey

July 26, 2009 by  
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Turkey opens its de luxe doors for the primrose path of precious visitors by indicating the grandiose travel city, Antalya. Deciding to take a rest in a beach city, you should consider Antalya once again as it really deserves all the affirmative comments. What makes it a magnificent city is hidden in its shining beaches, luxurious hotels entailing what you may desire, and historical places covering your expectations about sightseeing.

Antalya is located on a cliff in the southern part of Anatolia peninsula, and it commits its name to the memories as the shining star of Mediterranean Sea. It is the home of counties which are famous for their vacation facilities. Mostly travelled counties are Kaş, Alanya, Manavgat and Kemer.

Antalya has a reputation for its golden beaches. Cleopatra and Incekum beaches are in the west of Antalya and they are 2 km. Cleopatra beach is well-known with a myth that Cleopatra goes this seaside to take a shower. Lara and Konyaalti are slices of paradise with translucent turquoise waters, crowded beach bars and clubs. The other beaches are Kale (Demre), Patara, Adrasan, Finike, Tekirova, Phaselis and Ulas beaches.

Alanya BeachesHistorical places are another source for attracting many tourists every year. Olympus, between Adrasan and Kemer, is a place with ruins that are fragmentary and it is found on 2nd century BC. The ancient city of Aspendos became famous with its theatre. Termessos, necropolis in the Mediterranean, has remnants of an agora, theatre and an odion. The other historical places that must be visited are Kaleiçi, Hadrianus, Perge, Sillyon, Phaselis, Limyra, Arycanda, Demre (Myra), the church St. Nicholas, Simena, Kekova, Patara, and Xanthos.

After showing off the historical excellence of Antalya, it is time to talk about its natural beauties. Manavgat Waterfall is a beauty for the lovers of the nature and has a quite high flow rate. Karain Cave is in the 31 km. north-west of Antalya. Sarapsa Inn, Kursunlu Waterfalls, Duden Waterfalls, Chimaera, Koprulu Kanyon, Beldibi Cave, Saklikent, Kirkgoz Inn, Alara Inn & Citadel, and Evdir Inn are the most precious sightseeing areas in Antalya.

Antalya Historical PlacesIn terms of accommodation, Antalya has many alternatives with its luxurious hotels. Madran Palace, with its five stars, offers suites, restaurants and facilities which can just be dreamed. Dedeman Hotel having hotels in many cities has the reputation of best in Antalya. With its fabulous beachfront pools and great waterslides Delphin Palace Hotel is among the bests in Antalya. In luxurious and comfortable hotel Kervansaray Kundu Hotel, you can enjoy Turkish bath.

In conclusion, if you have only one reason to take a vacation to Antalya, we present you much more reasons to get the pleasure of Antalya. The advantage of Antalya with so many beauties and attractions must not be missed.

Alanya Vacations, Turkey’s Best Beaches, Cleopatra Beach, Best Beach Vacations

Alanya is not only heaven for your summer vacation with its natural beauty, long summer time, historical and cultural background, and sport, entertainment activities but also faster developing tourism centre with its accommodation and transportation facilities in Mediterranean Sea. The eight month between April and November is warm enough for tourists to feel the sunlight.

Alanya is a beautiful holiday centre of modern hotels and motels, numerous fish restaurants and cafes and bars. In the old town you find many old houses, towers and mosques, as well as a nice small harbour. But of course Alanya’s big attraction is its beaches, long swaths of sand to west and east. Beautiful sandy Cleopatra beach lies to the west of the resort while the fine sands of Alanya beach stretch to the east. If you like nightlife, it has a wide choice of night-spots located at the edge of town. Take a walk from lively bars to late-night discos.

Alanya VacationsAs it is mentioned, Alanya has many historical areas for the ones who like discovering new wonders. Alanya castle with its 83 towers and length of 6.5 km was constructed by the sultan of Seljuk Empire Alaaddin Keykubat. The surviving castle reflects the importance of the city in Seljuk times. Formed with red stones, Red Tower (Kızıl Kule) is the other ancient structure. You can also visit Seljuk shipyard, Alara castle, Hasbahce Koskü. Apart from these, Alanya has a famous cave named Damlatas. If you enjoy exploring you should visit the Damlatas Cave to see the eerie misshapen rock formations.
             
Its hotel facilities make you feel the comfort of your home. With its 5 stars Utopia World offers you that comfort. The hotel is decorated in the style of the historic glitter of the ancient city and is located in Kargicak, offering a number of facilities. Hotel Justiniano Sunrise Katya is able to entertain you thanks to its capacity of 182 rooms and 400 beds. Delphin De Luxe Resort settled in the middle of palm trees and a colourful garden. Delphin De Luxe will be your permanent address for the perfect high class holiday. The Sara Hotel is directly at the beautiful and historical Kleoptara beach in Alanya. To the city centre it is only a few minutes and to the airport Antalya 125 km.

In the end, the descriptions are not enough to understand Alanya. Alanya is a city should be visited when words can not tell you the legend of Alanya. You just not be satisfied with what you hear, go and tell it with your own words.

Marmaris Vacations, Marmaris Travel Guide, Aegean Sea Beach Vacations, Marmaris Hotels, Turkey’s Best Beach Destinations

August 15, 2008 by  
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With its long coast, friendly people, good fresh foods and delicious local wines, Marmaris is one of the mostly preferred tourism cities. You can feel relaxed with cruise amongst azure waters, inspiring ancient and natural sites, and selected hotels and apartments. Where the Aegean Sea meets the Mediterranean, the fabulous bay is famous for its yachting. The beaches are not the greatest in the world but are more than adequate for children and adults alike. As everybody says, Cleopatra Island is the best in the world. It has a warm, clear sea, and ideal for swimmers. It has a wonderful boulevard with lots of bars and restaurants. Hundreds of restaurants, shops, tours, and other entertainment ensure that you will never be bored.

Marmaris BeachesIn Marmaris, you can take historical tours. You can visit Ephesus Pamukkale, Caunos, Dalyan Kaya Village, Fethiye. Also, there are fun tours in Marmaris. You can join Turkish nights providing you to experience Turkish culture and traditions. It includes Turkish music, Harem dance girls, and folklore dancing. With visit to Turtle Beach, you can sea Caretta- Caretta turtles. Also, you can take a bath of mud softening your skin. If you have never experienced Turkish hamams, in Marmaris you will have a chance for it. What about action? Dangerous sports are available in Marmaris. For example, scuba diving
rafting, jeep, safari, paragliding.

 

Sandy BeachesDue to being tourist city, it has many hotel facilities. The Elegance Hotel is a modern; four-storey hotel set on a private stretch of beach with its own marina, two kilometres from central Marmaris and local nightlife. Select Maris Club Resort is a luxury 5 star club resort situated in one of the most beautiful bays in the world. The Marmaris Palace Hotel is a large modern beachfront complex, set in a pine forest and two kilometres from the picturesque village of Icmeler.  The luxury Divan Marmaris Mares hotel hosts its guests in a unique location where the Aegean meets the Mediterranean, the blue of the sea meets the green of the hills – nature, the sea and ancient civilizations all come together by this luxury hotel.

To come to the point, why are you still in your hometown instead of Marmaris. Each minute passing without Marmaris is a lost time from your life. Discovering Turkish culture, consider Marmaris…

You can get detailed information about Marmaris Turkey at http://www.marmaris.org

The Finest Beaches of Turkey, Turkey’s Best Beach Vacations

Whenever someone hears the word beaches, the first thing that comes to mind are the places like Hawaii, Florida, as well as the place of California. But what people don’t know is that there are still many places that offer pleasing and fantastic beaches. One of them is Turkey.

And so, to make you more familiar of the finest beaches of Turkey, take a look at this article. First in the list of Turkey’s finest beaches is the Patara Beach. Patara beach was declared as the best beach in the world according to the The Sunday Times. It is located in the Mediterranean and is also the longest beach there. What’s exquisite in Patara beach is that it is backed off by ancient marvelous ruins.

 

Alanya Turkey Beach

Next to Patara beach is the Oludeniz beach. It is probably the most famous beach in Turkey because a lot of people go here especially at peak seasons and times. This may be because it has a lot of good deals in accommodation, have great bars and hotels to go to. They also offer activities like the fantastic and adventurous scuba diving.

Olimpos is also one of the finest beaches of Turkey that you should check out. This is best for those people looking for a great, relaxing and romantic place to visit and have vacation. It is located in the back of a forest and also backed off by Roman ruins. It is quite smaller compared to the other two but it sure will capture your very heart. Read more

Kemer Resort Hotel, Antalya Kemer Vacations, Mediterranean Sea Hotels, Antalya Beach Hotels

February 26, 2008 by  
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Kemer is located on the Mediterranean Sea(Antalya) and thus is beautiful, temperate and warm, and a tourist’s hotspot. Anything and everything that has to do with the beach is an activity highlight here.

Swimming, lounging, boating and yachting, fishing, snorkeling and more are very popular and therefore, you will have no problem setting up; ask your resort what kind of rental equipment they supply or if they offer excursions. Or for more serious excursions such as yacht trips and charter boats you may want to consider booking through a company such as Olympos Yachting.

Most tourists like to devote a good amount of time to shopping in Kemer. There is a plethora of great jewelry boutiques, leather goods, and of course, Turkish rugs. For food you’ll want to check out the Bazaar or city market which takes place on Sundays.

Kemer Resort Hotel:

Antalya VacationsThe Kemer Resort is an all-inclusive property set directly on the coast with its own private beach, one kilometre from the resort center of Kemer. Antalya airport (AYT) is 73 kilometres away, approximately 50 minutes’ drive. This four floor hotel features 357 air- conditioned guestrooms decorated in cool shades of white and blue, or warm cream tones.

All include balconies, cable TV, safes, phones, hairdryers and minibars. Open & roofed Swimming pool, Kids & Wave pool, Jacuzzi, Steam Bath, Hamam, Sauna, Solarium, Table Tennis, Squash, Fitness Center, Bowling, Tennis, Water Sports & Scuba Diving Beach Volley, Mini Club, Game Room, Billard, Internet Café, Boccia, Water Polo Aqua Aerobic, Aerobic, Gymnastic, Mini Cinema.

Following shops and services are available:
Doctor, beauty parlor, massage, skin care, hairdresser, telephone, fax, photocopy, laundry, photographer, mini shop, souvenirs, boutique, jewelery shop, leather shop and rent a car.

Kemer City Centre – 1 Kilometre (0.5 Miles)
Three Island Diving Zone – 4 Kilometres (2.5 Miles)
Antalya City Centre – 45 Kilometres (28 Miles)

Address : Atatürk Bulvarı, Kemer, Antalya/Türkiye
Telephone : +90 242 814 31 00
Fax : +90 242 814 55 30

You can get detailed information at http://www.kemerresort.com web site.